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Fighting for local road funding

Ensuring our schools have great learning facilities

Better infrastructure for our local area

Keeping our community safe

Supporting small business

Tim Mander MP for Everton, Brisbane, Australia

Footpath at intersection of Old Northern Road/Explorer Drive, Albany Creek

Tue 16 Oct 2018
I am pleased to advise that in response to community feedback, works to construct a footpath at the new signalised Old Northern Road/Explorer Drive intersection in Albany Creek, are scheduled to start next week, weather permitting.
 
Where possible, the majority of works will be undertaken during daytime hours between 7am and 5pm, Monday to Friday, and are expected to take up to four weeks to complete. If required, night works will be undertaken from Sunday to Thursday, 7pm to 5am
 
Nearby residents and business operators will be provided with advance notification of these works and potential impacts. Measures will be in place to reduce traffic disruption as much as possible. 
 
Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any further questions.
 

The 2018 Everton Volunteer Awards

Fri 12 Oct 2018

This year I am proud to announce that we will have two major award categories, the Everton Volunteer of the Year Award and the new, Everton Youth Volunteer of the Year Award. Nominate someone today!

 


The LNP's Plan to Reduce Electricity Bills

Thu 4 Oct 2018

The annual reports just released by the Annastacia Palaszczuk government show that the state-owned power generators last year delivered an underlying combined profit of over one billion dollars. 

The Palaszczuk government is using electricity as a secret tax while regular Queenslanders and businesses are suffering under crippling power prices.

Today I announced the LNP's plan to restructure the power generators from two to three, creating more competition and reducing prices. 

This is something that’s backed by the ACCC (Australian Crime and Corruption Commission) and Labors own productivity commission.

The LNP is the only one with a real plan to reduce electricity bills.

 


Special Ekka Inspired Strawberry Sundae Pop-Up to Help Our Strawb Farmers!

Wed 26 Sep 2018

Today I helped out at the Ekka inspired strawberry sundae pop-up in King George Square to help provide some much-needed support to our strawberry farmers! You can read my press release from the day here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Moreton Bay Regional Council- Make a decision about your planning scheme!

Thu 6 Sep 2018

Last night I asked the State Planning Minister to hurry up and make a decision about the Moreton Bay Regional Council's amendment to their planning scheme. People's lives are on hold. Make a decision and make a good one!

 


Congratulations to Kookaburra Kids on their grant from the Gambling Community Benefit Fund!

Thu 30 Aug 2018

Kookaburra kids is an organisation dedicated to supporting kids living in families affected by mental illness. They provide recreational, educational camps and activities to give kids a break in a fun, positive and safe environment.

Kookaburra Kids held their first camp in 2002 with 16 kids. Today, they have over 1100 kids involved in their programs. This grant money will go towards workshop supplies to continue to assist the quality and spread of the program. 

I’m really proud to be one of Kookaburra Kids’ supporters in helping them access funding so that they can continue to provide this integral service to the community.

You can learn more about Kookaburra Kids, their services and volunteer opportunities by clicking here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Good News- new traffic signals will be switched on this week at the intersection of Old Northern Road and Explorer Drive

Mon 20 Aug 2018

Good News- new traffic signals will be switched on this week at the intersection of Old Northern Road and Explorer Drive, Albany Creek. 

I've been fighting for safety improvements on our roads for a long time and any step forward is one in the right direction for the people of Albany Creek. 

The following safety improvements have been delivered at the intersection:

  • An extended southbound right-turn lane on Old Northern Road to increase capacity for turning vehicles;
  • A high-angle entry treatment for motorists turning left from Explorer Drive onto Old Northern Road to improve visibility;
  • A signalised pedestrian crossing across Explorer Drive (at the western side of the intersection).

A new footpath on the eastern side of Old Northern Road is currently in the design phase. Following this, construction on the new footpath will begin to provide safe passage across Old Northern Road.

 


What a day at the Ekka!

Tue 14 Aug 2018

On Tuesday I was lucky enough to spend some time at the EKKA. I worked in the Prince Charles Foundation Strawberry Sundae Stall, played some handball for charity with Hit105 and got to meet some inspiring Queensland farmers.

Every year, the Prince Charles Hospital Foundation sells over 153 000 strawberry sundaes, with all profits going towards medical research. Over 3000 volunteers work hard to make this happen and I had a blast joining them.

If you’re lucky to make it to the EKKA over the next few days, make sure you get a taste of this awesome cause. 

Click here to check out some more photos of the day!

Check out this video from the Hit105 handball comp:

 


Save the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital!

Tue 31 Jul 2018

 

 

An online petition is now live for all those who want to save the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital.

If you want to tell Labor to keep their hands off the Lady Cilento, click here

 

 


Intersection Upgrade- Albany Creek Rd/Ferguson Street & Wruck Crescent

I am happy to announce that after three years of nagging the Minister for Main Roads, I have finally secured funding for the much needed intersection upgrade at Albany Creek Rd/Ferguson Street & Wruck Crescent intersection.

$595,000 has been allocated to extend both right-turn lanes on Albany Creek Road at the Ferguson Street and Wruck Crescent intersection, and to modify traffic signal phasing to fully control right-turn movements.

I would like to say a big thankyou to all of the local residents who have approached me about this dangerous intersection. I am proud to serve a community of people who stand up and make sure the job gets done!

Improvements were funded in this year’s budget and are scheduled to take place in the 2019/2020 financial year.

 


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